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Satellite Battery Could Put Nittany Lion Paw Print in Space

On Feb. 3, 2006, astronauts tossed an old spacesuit off the International Space Station. Inside was a transmitter, a temperature sensor and some batteries.

Metzgar Center Namesake Named Distinguished Alumnus

Warren philanthropist and businessman Robert D. Metzgar was one of seven Penn State alumni to be honored this year by the Penn State Board of Trustees with the Distinguished Alumni Award. This is the University’s highest award to an individual.

Women's Soccer Team Earns Spot in NCAA Tournament

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The women’s soccer team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, could have quit at 0-6.

Tough Terrain Nothing New for Cross-Country Captain

Granted one wish, Alex Myers, who was sick, picked a swimming pool.

His mother said no. Their home in Oakmont, near Pittsburgh, was on a slope.

A dog, then, he said.

His mother shook her head.

A Corvette.

“No,” she said. “You’re 6.”

Weekend's 30 Hour Famine Supports Erie City Mission, Wesleyville Interfaith Food Pantry

Poverty and hunger aren’t issues that can be resolved in a day, but that doesn’t mean that 25 students from Penn State Behrend won’t give it the old college try.

Faculty Members Offer Tips for Kids' Christmas Lists

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Forget Furby and Lalaloopsy. “Hot” holiday toys rarely stand the test of time. For most kids, interest in these trendy, flashy toys fizzles before the garbage truck carries off the boxes.

Federal Reserve Official Predicts More Unemployment

U.S. unemployment likely will still be above 7 percent by the end of 2014, a top U.S. banking official said during a conference at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Behrend Economist Sees Good Times Ahead -- If We Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff'

 Behrend Economist Sees Good Times Ahead -- If We Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff'

The job losses are likely a temporary setback, said Jim Kurre, an associate professor of economics at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and

$21.7 Million Gift Provides Full Access to Autodesk Software

Students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will have unprecedented access to world-class animation and modeling software thanks to

Engineering Design Conference to Showcase Student Work

A sensor that will be launched on a NASA rocket and a GPS collar that will correct a wandering dog are among the senior design projects that students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will present Saturday at the Richard J. Fasenmyer Engineering Design Conference.